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Feb 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
sponsor with a $100 million ten-year deal, and it's absolutely beautiful. the city has been transformed since katrina in '05, and of course the bp spill in 2010. they spent about 300 million upgrading the superdome. another 300 million upgrading the airport. and another 400 million on various other projects in the city. i've been down there about four times in the last four years, larry. the city has never looked better. and also on a jobs day i do want to note the unemployment rate in the city of new orleans right now is under 5%. so if anything could say they came back stronger, you could definitely say that about new orleans. although i will tell you that there are some pockets that still show the damaging effects of the storm 7 1/2 years later. >> well, okay. but it's still great news. and the low unemployment rate is great news. >> absolutely. >> now, i hate to do it to you, old buddy. but as you know, it's a very big part of the super bowl story. a lot of people are talking about it. has nothing directly to do with the super bowl. that's of course dan marino. he's part
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Feb 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
the 15 who died that day in texas city. it was the worst workplace accident in this country in 16 years. >> these things do not have to happen. they are preventable. they're predictable, and people do not have to die because they're earning a living. >> welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm leslie stahl. oil is the engine that drives our economy. and as oil becomes scarcer, the push to discover and develop new sources becomes increasingly dangerous. this edition examines two recent disasters in the oil industry with a great deal in common: the deepwater horizon rig in the gulf of mexico and the refinery at texas city, which suffered explosions five years apart. they were both operated by bp. and in both cases, 60 minutes looked at whether bp's cost saving measures may have had deadly consequences. first we'll look at the biggest off shore oil spill in history, the blowout of the deepwater horizon drilling rig in 2010. critical revelations in the disaster have come from one of the last crewmen to escape the rig, mike williams, who first told his story to scott pelley in may, 2010. wil
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Feb 24, 2013 7:30pm EST
make a big city run smoother. "on the money" begins right now. >> here's a look at what's making news as we head into a new week on the money. the feds spoke, the markets shoot. the federal reserve releasing minutes this week, it's considering a slowdown of the bond buying plm before it hits the target of 6.5% unemployment. members were concerned about the possibility of inflation and of expanding its balance sheet even further. the markets did not like that at all. index is having one of the worst days of the year on wednesday. the markets rebounded later in the week. office depot and officemax will be walking down the merger aisle. announcing an all-stock merger to create a company worth one and a quarter billion dollars. they will close underperforming stores. some important companies are still reporting earnings. dell beat analyst expectations as it hewlett-packard and walmart. aig came in ahead as well. gas prices are at a four-month high. trilel a reporting national prices have risen 43% over that period. prices usually head up going into the spring driving season. we've had ner
CNBC
Feb 20, 2013 7:00pm EST
were to look at them on the map that the epa puts out across the country, it can vary from city to city, county to county. if we could have a national blend or two, that would, you know, bring a lot of this -- >> call the dogs off -- call these dogs off. these regulatory dogs. >> well, before we get too excited, it seems to me that -- whether or not there's too many regulations, i don't think there's been a change in the regulatory environment that these refineries have been operating under. that is, you'd have to show me there's been a lot more. have there been a lot more regulations leading to refineries? >> the biggest changes go back to the clinton administration, the new source rules. if you did anything substantial in a refinery, it would have to comply with the new standards. >> since then, the prices have come way down and -- >> absolutely. and some of the big refineries that supply the oeast coast, larry, have been in the caribbean, not here. >> i always used the rule of thumb that eventually gasoline prices will follow crude oil prices. i still think that rule of thumb is
CNBC
Feb 21, 2013 9:00am EST
up the electrical vehicle initiative in new york city the deputy mayor of new york, will join us live. >>> before we head to break, look at this morning's early movers on wall street. today is gonna be an important day for us. you ready? we wanna be our brother's keeper. what's number two we wanna do? bring it up to 90 decatherms. how bout ya, joe? let's go ahead and bring it online. attention on site, attention on site. now starting unit nine. some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of america's biggest cities. siemens. answers. you are gonna need a wingman. and my cash back keeps the party going. but my airline miles take it worldwide. [ male announcer ] it shouldn't be this hard. with creditcards.com, it's easy to search hundreds of cards apply online. creditcards.com. >>> the stock, a crazy couple of weeks, tesla shares dropping after yesterday's earnings report after the bell. we will hear from elon musk next hour when we hear from phil lebeau. >> owning the stock is one of the pseudomomentum things. 22,000-plus cars. the feel of the first sole large
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 1:00pm EST
our researchers in the environment immersed in difficult healthcare issues, city issues, as africa urbanizes, really raises the opportunity for ibm to be on the ground. >> now, for investors, this translates potentially into margins. argument that ibm is basically our researchers are smarter. we were working at this big data problem. it is the differentiator for the future. tell me, what are the most critical sorts of problems that ibm will be able to solve and capitalize on. >> our core value, jon, is innovation. we invest in innovation. we invest over $6 billion a year in r & d. much more than our competitors. because we believe we must constantly remix and reinvent our business up to higher and higher value to our clients. that of course results in increased margins. as we look at this world of dig data now, which is growing at exponential rates, cloud technology, et cetera. our clients are just buried in data that they can't extract information from it. analytics is the big play and today we announced to the world that we are increasing our analytics and big data revenue in 201
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
city. >> a couple of headlines from the new york stock exchange. regarding winter storm, they say they do expect business as usual. this is according to a spokesperson. keeping member firms and traders informed of the weather reports. remember, we had some issues during sandy, obviously, where the exchange had to work mightily to open. it says it has contingency plans in effect. the surge they're talking here in new york is three to five feet. sandy was 13 feet. >> far different. >> ostensibly under a lot less pressure, but you never know what the storm's going to bring. >> up in the boston area, i believe it could be more significant. and again, with the high tides, highest tide of the month, what time will the surge be. i know there's a lot of focus on that. >> people should listen to the safety. >> watching shares of linkedin today. all new-time highs. blowing past expectations with its earnings. revenues up 81%. mostly coming from linkedin's recruitment services. stocks up almost 80% in the last 12 months. there are stories where even head-hunters are under severe pressure, be
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am EST
jack lew while he worked at citi for the money he collected. he'll describe himself as a changed agent inside citi. he doesn't mention at all in the prepared remarks anything about this fund that he invested in, that was based in the cayman islands. that's likely to be controversial. we're likely to hear several questions about that one. david, the prepared testimony is one thing, but when then get to the q&a, they'll bear down on what jack lew has to say. carl. >> eamon, there's some discussion how his grilling might be a little bit light, only because republicans haven't really coalesced around a whole lot of opposition. >> yeah, i think the consensus is, they might bang him up a little bit in the hearing. but the expectation is he'll get through and the president will get his man. jack lew has been scrutinized in the past for a variety of jobs. he's a well-known figure here in washington. a lot of republicans don't like his negotiating style because they don't like where the president is coming from ultimately. but we expect jack lew will get through here. the questions and answers
CNBC
Feb 19, 2013 1:00pm EST
. what's the other store. circuit city went out of business. there's only a few left. people are tactile to a certainly degree and i think people are going to like brick and mortar and stop from shoe rooming. i think best buy a decent buy, stop at 15. >> that sounds interesting. let's move to rchl bc capital, upgrading mgm to outperform to sect or perform, increasing the target to $16. rbc seeing catalyst to unlock further equity including expectations of dividend from mgm china. they think mgm can regain it's new license. shares up there over 21%. what do you think, jim? >> when i look at it, i think the reasons they picked out were good. the china dividend and gaming license, that's good. when i look at a stock that had a 50% rally, 48% since mid november, i start to think people are not going to buy, rally so much. to me looks like the chart could go lower by a buck. >> thank you so much. had a little audio hit. one of the biggest stories, influential man on wall street, michelle will tell you about. >> absolutely. on wall street fighting it out with one of the most influentia
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
. mostly to the north of new york city. the latest on the storm path and at which sectors will be impacted the most. >>> first on cnbc, mattel meeting analyst. toy maker ceo will speak with us first on "power lunch" before he spokes with the street -- guess who's here? >> good to see you, ty. >> nice to see you. >> mother nature -- >> here at snowy cnbc headquarters. >> mother nature derailed my commute. but at least we are together in the snowy weather. >> that's right. barbie and ken of -- >> that's right. barbie and ken of "power lunch." first to the markets, we will put the storm aside for a couple of second. with today's gains, major averages wiped out losses for the week. that could of course change but if it does hold the s&p 500, the dow and nasdaq will have racked up gains in each of the first six weeks of 2013. bob pisani is down on the floor of the nyse. he did manage to get to the new york stock exchange exchange today. >> let me be blunt about it, sue, everybody at the new york stock exchange wants to go home. but they're not. they are hardworking professionals and th
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
bigger proxy than morgan stanley and citi. the risk offtrade were in full force today. people were surprised and people sold first and asked questions later. >> do you think we the damage we saw was justified? is there a buying opportunity right now in these? >> day-to-day, i'm not sure there's a buying opportunity. but as volatility rises, i would like to sell puts. that's the way i kind of like to do it here. i do think that morgan stanley is a value guy's dream, it's cheap below book, it's been cheap for awhile but it finally broke out to new heights. the things i expect eventually, i mean, buyouts and mna are daily headlines. ipos are coming again, cap rises are active. will we get past the european headlines again, will we get past se quest trags? we do, morgan stanley is a buy and i expect the names to have a very good year if we don't really blow it in the white house or if we don't have europe go full bore again. >> karen? >> anton, it's karen. so, you would wait then until there's a resolution on those two things? >> no, i just want fear to go a little higher. i'd love to
CNBC
Feb 14, 2013 3:00pm EST
state of the city address new york city mayor michael bloomberg is proposing a citywide ban of plastic foam containers. >> styrofoam increases the cost of recycling by as much as $20 per ton because it has to be removed. something we know that's environmentally destructive, costing taxpayers money and that is easily replaceable. we'll work to adopt a law banning styrofoam food packaging from our stores and restaurants, and don't worry. the doggie bag and the coffee cup will survive just fine. >> a switch to an alternate material would be more expensive and dunkin' donuts would have to replace foam cups. city council speaker christine quinn does seem open to it. in bloomberg world, new yorklers dress less than 16-ounce sodas in paper cups, maria. back to you. >> court, thanks very much. >>> pepsico higher after the beverage giant proposed earnings that exceeded expected. time to buy or are you better off with rival coke? coke versus pepsi in talking numbers today on the technical side. richard ross is global technical strategist with you aburg grayson and on the fundamental zach
CNBC
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm EST
the industry. but we're very meaningful where we're focused on these focused cities. >> david, it's karen. let me ask something. a big merger like theirs, i would think, invariable has some integration hiccups. how do you take advantage of that? >> you know, karen, it does. we look at delta and northwest, united and continental and now american and usairways. and let's face it. these are companies that are going to be very -- and they have been very inwardly focused, if you will. and quite frankly, i think the industry has done a really nice job with some very tough consolidation. but jetblue, we're focused on our independence path, organic growth, our own people, our own airplanes. and i'll tell you, the traveling public, we added service from boston to -- as we talk about boston to washington. new service will be philadelphia. traffic is up 100%. so -- and the fares are down 30%. this is how we're going to take advantage of these kind of opportunities. >> dave, i'm going to switch gears. you've always been very open about your company's past black eyes. and here we have one on car
CNBC
Feb 27, 2013 7:00pm EST
jersey but will it save the casino business in atlantic city. this is courtesy of chris christie. we're going to clicks to find out. first up many are still down right stunned by the news that new jersey governor chris christie will be left off the list of this year's speakers at the cpac conservative conference. i believe it's a mistake too. but now let's take this question straight to the man who apparently made the decision. joining us now, chairman of american conservative union which sponsors cpac. our panel is still with us. al, thank you for coming on. by the way i love cpac. i've spoken there. i got invite this to speak at the thursday night dinner. it's not about that. christie, budget cutter, tax cutter, went after the union, school choice, pro life how can you guys leave him off the list? >> remember this real quick we're a conservative conference not a republican party meeting. number two, we receive hundreds of requests for main ballroom speaking slots and we have maybe 30 for the whole three day conference. then lastly we judge people on two ways. one is how relevan
CNBC
Feb 28, 2013 4:00am EST
more than the annual salary. the city of london, seen as a major loser in this deal. it has an estimated 150,000 staff potentially affected and i just have to say, i keep thinking i'm missing something on this story because if this actually happens, ross, the impact would be -- it would have a major impact on the city, especially at the top. what does it mean for the banks? what does it mean for the potential returns when you look at comp and return on investment for, you know, return investment capital for some of these financial names? >> look, if you're freezing pay bonuses at one times salary, which for the investment bank is quite a dramatic change, what will the reaction be? obviously, a lot of people leaving banks or you'll see -- which i suspect you'll also get an awful lot of complex pay deals coming up. >> that, too. >> and there's a lot of ways to try and get around it. >> credit suisse and some are trying to pay with derivatives. there may be different kinds of comp. but if you're talking about the best and the most talented, you could argue about that in the bankin
CNBC
Feb 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
he's trying to get dhl to at least donate the air park to the city. >> there's hurt. there's a sense of betrayal. >> "betrayal" is a strong word. >> dhl came in and made promises, and i don't think they lived up to their side of the bargain. that's the past. we can't dwell on that. we need to move forward. dhl, we hope, is going to help us with the air park. >> in the meantime, the sugartree ministry soup kitchen is expanding. >> we're actually building-- remodeling our room over here, adding 200 more seats. >> that would be about double what you're doing now. >> exactly, we should be able to feed about 350 people a day. >> you can talk about possible medical options. >> dhl workers in their meetings just heard that the state unemployment benefit fund went broke last week. the federal government rushed in with an emergency loan of $500 million just to keep the checks coming. the feds are also spending $4 million here to train workers in computer skills, but that doesn't mean there will be jobs. the laid-off workers are guaranteed access to health insurance for a year and a half
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 4:00am EST
. everyone is trying to get out of the city before the storm hits. but everything starting from now is basically canceled. >> it will be hard. if you are stuck, there's within thing you can do. >> which is? >> turn the tv on. >> and watch cnbcwex. >> get your food in -- >> and -- >> no, no, the entire channel is fine. you don't have to just watch "worldwide exchange." there are worse things you could do. >>> still to come on the show, apple says it's considering returning cash to shareholders after coming under pressure from david einhorn. more details when we come back. . this is for real this time. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. [ male announcer ] ok, here's the way the system works. let's say you pay your guy around 2% to manage your money. that's not much you think. except it's 2% every year. does that make a difference? search "cost of financial
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Feb 25, 2013 1:00pm EST
because it can create misperceptions about the safety of the city. by the way, caesar way up ahead of earnings. as las vegas is recovering, in 2012, getting back close to 40 million visitors. the number of conventions and meetings up nearly 14%. clark county commissioners are considering cameras. there is a heavy presence in visible and visible. on twitter people are telling me, just got back friday, had a great week. didn't in the much different in the vibe, to be honest. another, i just got back friday and i would go again. i would go tomorrow, no problem. ibm will have 6,000 people there and the international conference of funeral service examining boards meeting. back to you. >> i went last fall, as you maybe remember, jane, o to the national funeral director's. it is wild. now planning 42-acre bay view campus. more than a million square feet in all. meanwhile, over in cooper tie o cupertino, apple will build a campus nearly 3 million square feet. there is the artist design, resembling a space ship. look at that. looks like stone hinge, sort of. not to be outdone, facebook is expa
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm EST
york city's biggest sewage treatment plant. this is not a joke. the city says tickets for three-hour tours are nearly sold out and highlights include the giant egg-shaped receptacles. >> thanks for watching "street signs." history always repeats itself. "closing bell" is next. >>> hi, everybody. good afternoon. welcome to the "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo here at the new york stock exchange. stocks mixed at this hour. the dow struggling to stay above the 14,000 level and the nasdaq modestly higher. >> just a reversal. >> i'm bill griffith. we'll see if the dow can rally back. we're at the lows of the day right now but also following these stories on today's ram. the ceo of dow component cisco will be with us. john chambers will join us moments after the company reports earnings. will the results move us closer or further away from a new high? plus a lot more to get into with the always outspoken john chambers. >> he's terrific and how is this for an odd couple. facebook founder and ceo mark zuckerberg having new jersey republican governor chris christie over to his house tonigh
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 3:00pm EST
is only the latest act of violence in sin city. we have a live report coming up on a violent crime wave there and if it's eating into the city's bottom line when it comes to the very-important tourist trading. that's later on "the closing bell." [ male announcer ] any technology not moving forward is moving backward. [ engine turns over, tires squeal ] and you'll find advanced safety technology like an available heads-up display on the 2013 lexus gs. there's no going back. i've always kept my eye on her... but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> welcome back. if you're just joining us, markets are seeing a selloff as we go into the final minutes of the trade here. dow down 132 points. the s&p back below 1500 for the first time in a little while. problems in washington and overseas, though, are not bothering one of our next guests. sam stoval. >> welcome, fr
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
snowy times square in new york city. the traders and the weather outside is indeed frightful. trust me. but the returns from the stock market are down right delightful. the dow flirting with the 14,000 level preside level. and the nasdaq new 12-year highs. so the question, is it too late to get in? let's find out. mike, it's interesting the s&p right now is almost close to the targets of a lot of strategists on wall street. we're almost there. >> you wonder whether you should get worried when the analysts are having a hard time keeping up the market. i understand why people would be bulls. talk about the divergence between corporate earnings and the foot is firmly on the gas pedal. and they say people are underinvested. i don't buy any of those. if the fed has their foot on the gas pedal, they could take it off. as far as everybody being underinvested, goldman sachs put a a ropt indicating they have 40 to 45% of their assets in equities already. when i look at the dow chart, ten-year chart, looks to me like it could be forming a double top. look at the s&p top, looks like it could be f
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Feb 20, 2013 2:00pm EST
sales and profit. remains one of the city's top picks. >> one of our favorites on the "street signs." where is herb when you need him? jc penney is soaring. does he have to live on that bet? no. >> here folks, listen up, some is something that i don't think has been reported yet. here you go. some wire services out there. not big ones. blogs and then the wire services, i think briefing.com picked up on it. research was out positive on jc penney and things that january same store sales may be flat. i did research. mosaic research in portland, oregon covers jc penney. i reached out to the founder. he said we haven't put out anything. we haven't put anything out, haven'ted a is word. it is hard to find anything. i forwarded him the blog. he said, he didn't know who that was. so maybe there is another mosaic. but michael from mosaic in portland said we haven't put out anything about jc penney. >> tread with caution. >>> going head to head with macy's, get this, marcia stewart. courtney reagan has been following this battle. what is going on? >> reporter: mandy, right now the lawyers for
CNBC
Feb 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
not prevent the city from hosting a future super bowl as they have a good time and richly deserved one. >> indeed. we wish them all the best. meantime, ty, an old friend of "power lunch" and cnbc is retiring. global management chairman jim o'neal is retiring a bit later this year. the announcement made in a memo from ceo blankfein. he invented the term brics to highlight economic reform. he's been with us since 1995. he's always a terrific guest, tooe, he has fantastic insights not only on bric countries but currency market. he was always a pleasure to interview, i found, because he always answered the questions, which is refreshing. >> that's always a good thing. he was a delight to talk to. very informed and informative guy, always enjoyed having him on. wish him well, obviously, in future endeavors as the memos say. all right, everybody. that will do it for today's edition of "power lunch." thanks for watching. sue, see you. >> i'll be home in a few minutes. "street signs" begins now. >>> we are back in buy mode, stocks marching higher once again. wait until you hear from a billiona
CNBC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
time to get in and dig out. another big concern especially in some of the areas outside of the city is a loss of power. these winds are going to get to hurricane strength in some areas, and that's going to threaten the power lines. now, over the last day or day and a half, we've obviously seen a run on all of the hardware and home improvement stores in this area. but also the grocery stores. people getting the food they need to sustain themselves for several days, saying they realize they will probably be in their homes for an extended period of time. that's the very latest here in boston. i'm jay gray, nbc news. now back to you. >> all right. many thanks to jay gray. we appreciate it. >>> now, the president might have some senate democrats on his side as they scramble to find replacement cuts for the march 1st across the board sequester. but according to the latest from ace pollster scott rasmussen, only 36% of likely voters think oklahoma should find a way to stop the automatic cuts from going into effect. scott rasmussen, founder and president of rusmussen report joined me. scott as
CNBC
Feb 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
in new york city, southern end of the storm. maybe three to six, maybe two to four but places like philadelphia, d.c., you will see snow. nothing in terms of shutting your cities down at all. but then we start heading on towards boston. not just a friday night event. boston is starting friday night and continues into saturday morning. into saturday night. and potentially if this low slows down, which we are thinking it actually might start to do late on saturday, we could see the snow continue saturday into sunday as well. so we have some perhaps historic snow fall totals on our map here but we could up the numbers if we get a long can duration of events. like i said, boston, you're the bull's eye. on the low end a foot of snow. on the high end, maybe two, maybe more feet of snow in the boston area. >> paul, we don't acknowledge as the world outside of the new york city area. that said, what are risks. i'm looking at national weather service. wlart risks that this gets up high, upgraded into the new york city area. is there a chance we get absolutely dumb 7abs dumped on here? >> we
CNBC
Feb 26, 2013 9:00am EST
prices continued to rise through december of last year. the ten-city composite up 5.9%. the 20-city composite up 6.8%. david blitzer is the chairman of the s&p 500 index committee. david, welcome back. good morning. >> good morning. >> pretty good numbers to close out the year. people still trying to get their arms around how distressed properties are moving some of these prices, especially in key markets. >> that's right. i think the overall picture is very, very strong. the national index, which is up 7.3% for the four quarters, ended with the end of 2012. so really, all across the country things look good. only one city of all 20 was down on the year-over-year basis. >> still, though, i'm told the index is heavily skewed by the share of distressed. that's why atlanta could be down 17%. and now up 10% year-over-year. are these numbers, are they reflective of what's happening with real buyers? >> yes, i think they are reflective of what's actually happening with real buyers. what we've seen in city after city over the last couple of years is the city will get hit with a wave of for
CNBC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
: a big booyah, from the windy city. long time fan. >> i appreciate it. >> caller: h u.n. >> buy, buy, buy. >> go to john in florida. >> caller: jim, i would like your latest take on arena pharmaceutical. >> at jim cramer on twitter, because i didn't fall in love with this sto, a lot of people despise me. i know people are in love with it. i am not in love with it. carl in arkansas. >> caller: greetings from arkansas. i am thinking of picking up a bank stock, your thoughts of new york community bank. >> it is so much higher than all the others, i will send you to keen. i don't know, it is a nice gain. i prefer key. i like the safety. that, ladies and gentlemen, is the conclusion of the lightning round! >>> coming up, allergra catapulted in 2013. botox smoothed out wrinkles for their results. are shares heading high sner cramer talks to the ceo, just ahead. [ thunder rumbles ] ♪ [ male announcer ] when the world moves... futures move first. learn futures from experienced pros with dedicated chats and daily live webinars. and trade with papermoney to test-drive the market. ♪ all on
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00am EST
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Feb 19, 2013 4:00am EST
economics. i see when i go abroad, when foreign officials come to milan, the city is once again a focal point and there's a willingness to discuss and trade. >> the more foishlgs and public i speak to here, the more concerned i get about the risks of forming a stable government after this weekend's election. and remember, this key factor around 30% of this population still undecided on who they're going vote for. so i think this rally for beppe grilliot isn't going to be very important in terms of sentiment right now. i'm going to be speaking to him later and we'll have that interview on closing bell. so come back to us. guys, for now, it's back to you. >> i was just thinking, you should ask him about the comments from the japanese prime minister who suggested that everybody in italy has gone out and spent their money and they haven't saved it like in japan. so get some feedback from that, right? >> yeah, i will. 11% savings rate here, by the way. >> exactly. >> interesting. >> exactly. which is why they may slightly disagree with those comments. >>> meanwhile, italy is attracting criti
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Feb 25, 2013 4:00am EST
stock markets. hong kong fkd marginally in the green. real estate was under pressure after the city government imposed higher loans. the kospi ended weaker by 0.5%. australia's asx 200 moved back towards its 4 1/2 year high gaining 0.8%. as we had the strong gains in retail and financial stocks. india's sensex are trading higher by about 0.25%. back to you. all right. thanks for that, sixuan. catch you later. >>> still to come on the program will be adam barcelona. taking a look at the hottest trends in the space, find out what the ceo of deutsche has to say about the challenges of taking on the american market. kelly is there. she'll join us in just a few moments. >>> the mobile world congress is under way in barcelona. there's a new hand set based on its firefox web browser for mozilla. the reason i'm on my own is because kelly is there getting all mobile and wired and super fast. hi, kel. >> ross, it is great to see you guys out here in barcelona. i wish i could say the weather is a little warmer. it's surprisingly chilly here. and the chilly economic environment across europe also having a
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Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
think the solar city is on to something. if you can get money to put a solar panel on and cut my electric bill, you would be plenty happy. matt in texas, matt? >> hi, jim. boo-yah from austin. >> man, austin, we had such a great time when we were in austin, at u.t. it was fantastic. what's up? >> caller: hey, i'm a longtime shareholder of unh. despite, due to medicare, is a small book of business, which is down over 6%. do you think you have growth strategy, and in particular international expansion or enough to offset obamacare? >> no, no, these stocks open down and down big. you get this medicare advantage, and they're going to cut it by that much, the stocks will be for sale. there's so many others, take the money out, buy cardinal health. you know, that's what's going to happen. anyway, some might be tempted to fight the tape. i know my friend doug cass going back and forth with me, he's a fighter, but why fight it? when you're fighting guys like buffett and dell and anderson, kinder, malone and roberts, man, they would be rich. just doesn't make sense to me. i say join them.
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Feb 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
. if they didn't get it in 2018 it would be bad for the city. you like solyndra meets beyonce. >> esiason said -- >> he's a great reporter. he won a pulitzer, right? >> mvp. boomer says there was a weird buzzing sound after beyonce finished. can you tell the audience what that was all about? >> all i can say is it takes a tremendous amount of energy to do what she did in terms of electricity. then it stops and the second half started and there was a play and all of the sudden it went dancrk. there is a chance they continued to suck in the energy, they didn't e need it and it needed to go somewhere. >> if they find out, they won't tell us. >> they might have to. some agencies may be involved in this. >> they may have lost 2018. >> they may have. >> thank you very much. >>> now, remember when democrats used to be afraid to admit they want to raise your taxes? president obama and the democrats don't seem to have a care in the world. they are all admitting the truth. is that a great idea politically? another tax hike. how about the economy? next up on kudlow. i'm lorenzo. i work f
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Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm EST
: yes. >> jerry. >> caller: jim, we'll be asking the city fathers of houston to consider changing the name to wattsville during football season next year. >> oh, you're too hard. too hard. >> caller: if one were to assume that the trade balance of the u.s. would show some nice improvement the next few years, what section or two would you guess might benefit more, jim? >> if our trade balance were to get in line, you would only be able to do that because we were importing less energy and exporting some which means you would want to be in the natural gas and integrate oils which needs to be in eog. that's the best. >>> keep up with cramer all day long. follow @jimcramer on twitter and tweet your questions #madtweets. i know what you're thinking... transit fares! as in the 37 billion transit fares we help collect each year. no? oh, right. you're thinking of the 1.6 million daily customer care interactions xerox handles. or the 900 million health insurance claims we process. so, it's no surprise to you that companies depend on today's xerox for services that simplify how work gets done. w
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Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> caller: a big booyah from the windy city. i love your show. long time fan. >> i appreciate it. >> caller: the company is huntsman, h u.n. >> go with georgia gulf. buy, buy, buy. go to john in florida. >> caller: jim, i would like your latest take on arena pharmaceutical. >> @jimcramer on twitter, because i didn't fall in love with this stock, a lot of people despise me. i know people are in love with it. i am not in love with it. be but let's go to carl in arkansas. >> caller: greetings from arkansas. i am thinking of picking up a bank stock, your thoughts of new york community bank. >> the yield is so much higher than all the others, i will send you to keen. i don't know, it is a nice gain. i prefer key. i like the safety. that, ladies and gentlemen, is the conclusion of the lightning round! >>> ina bull market, it is easier to pick stock that can go higher. this is what a bull market looks like. what is more lucrative is picking stocks that go higher. we have stocks like allergan, it makes real medicine, a leading player in the eye care business. it is purveyor of breast implants, derm
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Feb 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
the city's desire to host again in 2018 in rothy goodell said today, i fully expect to be back here for super bowls and i hope we will be back. we want to be back. end quote. at least that is satisfied. >>> a sneaky corporate story. hundred dollar german software company. what are they doing in football? trying to get into the sports globery and u.s. providing the software platform for fantasy football. more than 30 million people play fantasy football. billions of dollars. keep an eye on sap. >> i'm shocked people had a good time in new orleans over the super bowl. >> yeah. breaking news. people having a good time in new orleans. >> bourbon street, beads -- >> and various other things. >> and baltimore's beat down. >> okay. let's's talk about the ads, right? so much more than just the sport. personally, i tuned in for the ads. overall feeling from our staff was a collective, meh. julia boorstin, who was the biggest winner in the ad world? >> the biggest winner wasn't an advertiser but social media andand twitter in particular. and over 24 million tweets about the game and halftime
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Feb 8, 2013 6:00am EST
proposals. atlantic city casinos would run online gaming and pay a 10% tax on winnings. higher than the 8% casinos pay on traditional revenue. i thought it should have been higher. christie also wants the law to expire in ten years so give lawmakers oppo reassess it. news helping casino stocks this week on indications that the bill could finally become law. steve? >> more now from jeremy siegel. let's talk high finance theory here, which the academic world has advice for investors. and it's simple advice, complicated to execute, is the best portfolio, the pair time portfolio, the u taupe onportfolio is one that owns the world. >> right. >> and the conclusion of most academics is that most people are short the world. >> yes. >> so let's talk about your portfolio and how you own the world. do you own it in terms of gdp, do you own it in terms of growth? how should people go about owning the world, and why should they? >> why should they own the world is easy. right now over half the world's gdp is produced outside the developed countries. outside of japan. outside of europe and the united s
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Feb 19, 2013 6:00am EST
is what's moving in here. dangerous windchills, 15 the below sfee row in the twin citys, 1 is in chicago and 13 in indianapolis. lots of layers for all the kids who are going back to school today. then we catch our next storm, this little pin wheel around the oregon coast. this will dive down around california today and is be a pretty big snowmaker. coast to coast, 6 to 12 inches in the snowfall mountains. plenty of snow here around the wasatch. these amounts in the appalachians, on the order of 1 to 3 inches today 37 back to you guys. >> beck can he can't believe what she just heard about that cold weather. eric, they're melg me, you didn't know it was 25 degrees. >> it's warmed up in minneapolis since earlier today. >> such balmy weather. >> it's like, i've known this, right? >> we're here to educate. >> eric, i rely on the weather channel. tell us something, andrew -- >> he did. he just told me it's 2:22 in nairobi. >> you need singapore time? >> you know what else? the clock when you put them all in, andrew, am i right? if it's nice, the clocks are dark. if it's daytime -- >>
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Feb 23, 2013 6:00am EST
explanation. the action begins right now. >>> live at the nasdaq in new york city's times square, i'm melissa lee. these are the traders. stocks break their losing streak. the dow closing with over 100-point gain breaking its two-day losing streak. is this healthy price action or is there something amiss in the markets? it was a tough week for home builders, retailers and autos. they are surfacing about the strength of the consumer. >> we saw disappointing results out of home builders, like toll brothers. the automakers had a tough week. the fed has been doing what they have been doing. we got the minutes from the last meeting. a little more dissent than some people had expected. at some point, they are going to take their pedal off the metal. we are facing sequester, $4 gas at the pump, payroll tax increase. some guys told us this is hurting their sales. at some point, something has to give. i'm not sure at five-year highs if we can continue to go up. >> the home builders were due for a sharp pullback. they had gotten so far ahead of themselves, trading at valuations that go back to
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Feb 28, 2013 9:00am EST
long time. david, in the meantime, we want to call your attention to vatican city. pope benedict xvi stepping down after nearly eight years as pontiff after unexpectedly announcing his resignation on february 11th for health reasons. you can see him walking down the hall here. he's expected to depart vatican city by helicopter heading to castel gandolfo where he will take up temporary residence until his new residence outside of vatican city is complete. once he steps into the castel gandolfo, the doors will closed and it is complete. >> thousands of people stormed into st. peter's square to watch this happen. they put big screen televisions inside the vatican grounds for the public to watch what is happening. it's hard to get a vantage point of the scale if you've never been there but isn't that just an amazing thing to watch? >> and historic are, given that we haven't seen anything like this in 600 years, right? >> i wasn't there but obviously you were, david. eagerly checking the stocks. >> yes, i was. >> interesting this morning, cardinal dolan of new york was asked if he sta
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Feb 6, 2013 6:00am EST
the areas, the communities and cities where we operate, so it's not just about baseball teams. we continue to do well. >> thank you so much for joining us. a great pleasure having you on. >> likewise. >> linda alvarado, alvarado construction. >>> a sneak peek in the green room, packed this morning. they regularly talk on conference calls with the white house, consulting with the president on issues of vital economic performance. today, they consult with you our viewer on "squawk box." at 1:45, the aflac duck was brought in with multiple lacerations to the wing and a fractured beak. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at getwellduck.com. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] concept. calvin klei
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Feb 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
new york city streets are horrible. >> you are so mean and cruel. >> but it's not just the maintenance of the current bridges and roads it's the need to build new bridges and roads, for example. the bridge or tunnel to connect new york and new jersey. >> david, here's the thing, what is the relationship between -- all right there's always going problems. keith is right. there's bad roads in new jersey and some in new york. how do we know what the spending should be and why should it all be federal spending. where is the state spending. where is the privatization. where is the toll booth spending you have for private companies the way they have it in indiana and some other highway states? >> well we have increased the toll booth spending over the last few years but still a relatively small share of the total. the feds contribute about a third. the states contribute about two-thirds of the total so most of the money comes from state gasoline taxes and other fees that the states impose. so together all of those contribute to the system that we now have. the upper level system,
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Feb 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
dozens of cities over a two-day period, causing major disruptions. in vitoria, the world's largest iron ore producer had seven plants knocked offline, costing the company $7 million. it is not clear who did it or what the motive was. but the people who do these sorts of things are no longer teenagers making mischief. they're now likely to be highly trained soldiers with the chinese army or part of an organized crime group in russia, europe or the americas. >> they can disrupt critical infrastructure, wipe databases. we know they can rob banks. so it's a much bigger and more serious threat. >> jim lewis is a director at the center for strategic and international studies, and he led a group that prepared a major report on cyber security for president obama. what was it that made the government begin to take this seriously? >> in 2007 we probably had our electronic pearl harbor. it was an espionage pearl harbor. some unknown foreign power-- and honestly, we don't know who it is--broke into the department of defense, to the department of state, the department of commerce, probably the
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Feb 20, 2013 4:00pm EST
us here at the exchange today in a first on cnbc interview we welcoack new york city comb troller john lew. welcome back. >> good to see you. >> you said when you sat down. >> i'm not really disgrunt sglld but you are concerned that there should be a separation between chairman and ceo. what would that achieve? >> first of all, let's remember there was a $6 billion loss, by far the record kind of loss that we would not want to see a repeat of. >> and i think jamie would agree with you on that. >> i think he would, too. it's a very common sense move. the fact is you have a board of directors that is responsible for hiring and firing the chief executive officer, and why would you then have the chief executive officer, that person that the board hires or fires, be in charge of that board? it's just a clear conflict of interest that should be avoided for better corporate governance to unlock the long-term value of any company. >> jamie dimon is widely perceived to be the best banker on wall street today. he's one of the most respected, if not the most respected. are you saying that he
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Feb 14, 2013 6:00am EST
information on that. plus, the other talking of the morning, why new york city mayor michael bloomberg, he wants to ban styrofoam. no more styrofoam. >> you know what i've seen, the new york city psa is about how you shouldn't drink sugar. there's a guy sitting there drinking 16 packs of sugar a day. >> you say that to a man my age, psa, and it's prostate -- >> the guy is drinking 16 backs of sugar and going, while they're drinking their soda. >> take a look at this. us airways ceo doug parker arriving at the airport in dallas just a few minutes ago. we're expecting an official announcement from amr on the usair merger. that's coming, we think, very, very toon soon. we're going to have that and a lot more when squawk returns. this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. >>> welcome back to squawk this morning. t l
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Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm EST
. and they will bring the biggest dump of snow we've seen in a year and a half. new york city start with rain as we have two systems. one, a clipper across the midwest bringing detroit and michigan some snow but also the southern snow giving south some rain. they will come together an form a new storm, a nor'easter off-shore. as they do so we will plenty of wind, rain and snow and both storms mean business. let's put this in motion by friday evening. plenty of wind and rain and some wind gusts, 40, 50 miles per hour and some models that say these could be stronger than that. it is not just friday and friday night. new york city might start with rain. but crashing over hard to snow and the snow does not stop until sometime saturday for you. and this is slowing down into sunday. so saturday and sunday of additional snow. especially for new england. the bull's eye is here, so people are out of it. say philly, d.c. were you're out of this system in terms of heavy snow where the bull's eye is is the boston area. if we get behind the low side, that might be a foot of snow in boston. worst
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Feb 16, 2013 6:00am EST
begins right now. live from the nasdaq market site in new york city's times square, i'm melissa lee. these are the traders putting a smile on the faces of some traders out there. the big story of the day is walmart. shares of the world's largest retailer falling 3% on reports of an internal walmart document described february sales as a total disaster. the initial report said a mid-level executive who described february as the worst start to the month in seven years. the big question now is this a walmart story or perhaps a bigger warning to the world. let's get in the money to find out. dan, you are the desk bear. what do you think? >> interesting you call him a mid level executive. i would say former executive at this point. that e-mail, headline hit the market by surprise. the s&p traded in a tight range for the last six days. it's been in 60 basis point range. when you see a company like walmart sell off as quickly as it did and take the market with it, to me that could be a precursor for the action we see. in the e-mail or in the news report they are citing the payroll tax. it'
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Feb 12, 2013 1:00pm EST
some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of america's biggest cities. siemens. answers. >>> it is time for final trade time. pete, kick us off. >> bank of america ready to break out and get towards 13. >> mtw, construction trade, i ththe going to continue to move. >> steve weiss. >> qualcomm, running a sale, time to get it if you don't own it. >> that does it for us live goldman tech conference in san francisco. "power lunch" starts now. >> hello. welcome to "power lunch." michelle caruso-cabrera. in for sue and tyler. apple ceo tim cook making big headlines. the fight with hedge fund manager david einhorn and cannibalization of the company's product. more on that fallout. >> also mead china factor, las vegas rolling out red carpet for chinese new year tourist, which casino stock stands to win big. >> "sports illustrated" swimsuit edition hits news stands today. i bet you already knew that. supermodel kate upton on the cover for the second year running. she's going to join us live here on "power lunch." we don't want to miss that. >> in the meantime, l
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Feb 20, 2013 3:00pm EST
chairman. the man leading the charge, new york city comptroller john lear. >> how things are doing midday when the minutes of the fed's recent meeting eyeing the punch bowl. that spooked the market. the selling is intensifying when commod dids have been down sharply. dow down 76 the low of the special. down to 13,959. the nasdaq down over a percent, about 35 points at 3178. that was a 12-year high yesterday. and the s&p is back below 1525, a number a lot of traders keeping an eye on. down 14 points at 1516. will we see long-await all-time highs later this week? he asks. where did that come from. today's closing bell exchange, my old friend, kenny, and bob pisani joining us as well. frank, you're a big technical analyst and watched the charts and worried about market going higher as a lot of people. is this the beginning of a sell-off here, do you think? >> bell, actually i think your question is extremely well-timed. if you look at the s&p over the last few months, we've traced out a large rising wedge formation which is a five-wave structure, and that's a bearish distribution patt
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Feb 3, 2013 7:30pm EST
week kicks off in new york city. on friday, we'll find out if the u.s. is importing or exporting more trade or goods. next week, paul krugman will be here. keep it right here where we are, on the money. have a great
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